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International Hearing Dogs Inc's mission is to empower individuals who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing by purposefully training specially selected dogs to alert to sounds, carefully matching these dogs with handlers who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing; and supporting the paired teams throughout the lifetime of the match.


Hearing Dog Artie is already a hero in our eyes, but this is a chance to showcase how heroic hearing dogs like Artie truly change lives for the better. Help Artie stay in the running for the honor being named an American Humane Hero Dog. Voting closes May 18th & you are permitted to vote daily!

Each year, Girl Scout Troops across the nation select their “Home Town Hero” – a local non-profit that the Troop chooses to celebrate and recognize for the organization’s work in their community. This year, Local Girl Scout Troop 63787 chose International Hearing Dog to be their Home Town Hero.

The April edition shares new team introductions, highlights IHDI's selection as "Hometown Hero" by Girl Scout Troop 63787, celebrates National American Sign Language Day, and asks for your votes to help ensure Hearing Dog Artie stays in the running for the American Humane Hero Dog Award!

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